New bill on Armed Forces of Azerbaijan adopted in second reading
A new bill on the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan was tabled for the second reading at the parliament’s plenary session on Friday.
13:15 15 December
Azerbaijan identifies 10 people suspected of ties with foreign intelligence agencies
Ten people suspected of collaborating with foreign intelligence agencies with an aim to conduct sabotage and reconnaissance and one person suspected of secret cooperation with them were identified in Azerbaijan.
11:14 14 December
Azerbaijan’s border guards detain 503 trespassers
Since the beginning of 2017, Azerbaijan’s border guards have detained 503 people for trespassing the state border and 12,241 for violating the rules of the border regime.
10:28 14 December
Israel puts Gaza border on lockdown over security concerns
The Israeli military announced on Wednesday that two Israeli border crossings with the Gaza Strip will be closed on Thursday over security concerns, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
06:13 14 December
Notion of Armed Forces specified in accord with Constitution
Based on the latest amendments to the Constitution of Azerbaijan, a new bill on the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan has been worked out defining legal regulation on activities of the Armed Forces.
17:59 13 December
US defense secretary meets Pakistan’s prime minister
U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis met Pakistan's political and military leadership on his maiden visit to Islamabad on Monday, in yet another attempt to bridge deepening mistrust between the two allies, mainly on Afghanistan, APA reports quoting Anadolu AGency.
00:22 05 December
Preliminary hearing held for APFP deputy chairperson accused of smuggling
The Gazakh District Court held on Friday a preliminary hearing on the case of deputy chairperson of the Azerbaijan Popular Front Party (APFP) Gozal Bayramli.
12:48 01 December
ICRC expresses readiness to facilitate handover of Azerbaijani soldier
In accordance with its mandate, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) stands ready to act as a neutral intermediary to facilitate the handover operation of the body of the Azerbaijani soldier, upon the agreement of the Armenian and Azerbaijani authorities, Ilaha Huseynova, head of the Communication Department of the ICRC Azerbaijan Delegation told APA.
18:08 24 November
North Korea punishes top military leaders
Two key figures in the North Korean military have been punished for "impure behavior," according to a South Korean lawmaker, a move analysts say is likely intended to help leader Kim Jong Un tighten his grip on power, APA reports quoting CNN.
07:36 22 November
Azerbaijan establishes organizing committee for Baku BMX World Championships 2018
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on establishment of an Organizing Committee for holding the World Championships 2018 in Baku.
18:35 15 November
Defense Ministry provides explanation on wrong photos attached to Abu Kamal statement
The Russian Defense Ministry has described the United States’ refusal to carry out strikes against convoys of the Islamic State (IS, terror group, outlawed in Russia) on November 9 as a fact recorded in the transcripts of the talks and furnished authentic photos of a militant convoy heading for the Syrian-Iraqi border, APA reports quoting TASS.
22:05 14 November
Man who left his sister with Iranian drug dealers as pledge gets arrested attempting to enter Azerbaijan with a large amount of narcotics
The State Border Service (SBS) has received information of Azerbaijani citizen Babek Eyvazov, who left his sister (Minaye Eyvazova) with Iranian drug dealers as a pledge, attempting to enter Azerbaijan with larges amounts of narcotics.
17:08 11 November
Azerbaijan to institute ‘Rashadat’ order for Armed Forces
Azerbaijan is to institute a new order, “Rashadat (Valor)”, for the Armed Forces.
12:11 06 November
Poroshenko, Tillerson discuss UN International Mission deployment in Donbass
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko held a phone conversation with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, discussed further steps for establishment of the UN international mission in Donbass, Poroshenko’s press service said Saturday, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
01:28 05 November
Caspian 2017 int’l complex exercise underway in Baku
An international complex exercise “Caspian 2017” of the rescue services of Caspian littoral states is underway in Shipyard Plant in Garadagh district, Baku.
12:58 03 November
Caspian 2017 int’l exercise kicks off in Baku
An international complex exercise, dubbed Caspian 2017, of the rescue services of Caspian littoral states kicked off in Baku on Nov. 2.
13:08 02 November
Two freight trains sent off via BTK - UPDATED
APA reports that the ceremony on departure of first train from New Baku International Sea Port was attended by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, Uzbek Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov and Kazakh Prime Minister Bakijan Sagintaev, as well as representatives from Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.
16:19 30 October
Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line going to be launched today
APA-Economics reports that the ceremony on departure of first train from New Baku International Sea Port will be attended by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev.
00:00 30 October
Former president of Georgia moves to tent camp outside Ukraine's parliament
Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian President turned fiery Ukrainian oppositionist who leads the Rukh Novikh Sil [New Forces Pathway] movement, on Tuesday moved to the protesters’ tent camp opposite the Verkhovna Rada national parliament, APA reports quoting TASS.
02:28 25 October
British military attaché: We appreciate Azerbaijan’s efforts to cooperate with NATO
APA’s interview with Lieutenant Colonel David Ethell, the Tbilisi-based British military attaché on Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia
17:22 19 October